Why NASS should stop Ex-service chiefs’ confirmation as envoys
Calls for the National Assembly (NASS) to decline confirmation of the immediate past service chiefs as non-career ambassadors-designate reached a crescendo, yesterday...
NAF, Akwa Ibom government mourn Nsikak Eduok
Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Nigerian Air Force (NAF), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, and Akwa Ibom State Government have announced the death of former CAS, Air Marshal Nsikak-Abasi Essien Eduok (rtd.).
CAS tasks personnel to intensify strikes against bandits, other criminals
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has tasked operation ‘Kashe Mugu 2’, the air component of operation ‘Thunder Strike’ (OPTS), to intensify airstrikes against bandits and other criminal elements in Kaduna and neighbouring states.
Insecurity: CAS harps on intelligence as key to winning war against terrorism
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has stressed the need for credible intelligence as a prerequisite for the successful prosecution of the ongoing counter-insurgency and anti-banditry operations across the country. Abubakar, who disclosed during the graduation ceremony of Young Officers' Course (Intelligence) 1/2020, at the Defence Intelligence College, Karu Abuja, said, "the…
Arotile to be buried in Abuja next week with full military honours
The remains of late Flying Officer, Tolulope Arotile, the Nigerian Air Force’s (NAF’s) first female combat helicopter pilot, who died on 14 July 2020, will be laid to rest with full military honors at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja on Thursday, 23rd of July 2020.
Military kills several bandits in multiple air raids -DHQ
The Defence Headquarters says the Air Component of Operation Hadarin Daji has destroyed some armed bandits’ camps and killed several of them in a forest in Katsina State, South of Birnin Kogo, along Katsina-Zamfara boundary area.
Eid El-Fitr: CAS celebrates Salah with frontline troops, charges them not to give bandits breathing space
In keeping with the tradition of celebrating festive period with frontline troops to boost their morale and foster comradeship, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar yesterday, visited 213 Forward Operation Base (213 FOB), Katsina to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr with the frontline troops of Operation Hadarin Daji.
NAF to partner Ekiti State on cargo airport project, says Abubakar
Abubakar, who together with top officials of the NAF had a meeting with Fayemi and his team, said the visit was in continuation of the meeting the governor had with him at the Force Headquarters in Abuja last month in respect of the cargo airport.
Air chief assures of NAF’s commitment to security of Nigerians
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has reiterated the unwavering commitment of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to the safety and security of Nigeria and Nigerians.